AugustSummer is still sizzling with events for the kids and community.

 

Wednesday, August 2

-All Ages Storytime, Keller Public Library

10:30-11:30am

Listen to stories, sing songs, play and learn with crafts. Free event for all ages.

 

-Kids’ Self Defense Class, Keller Public Library
2:00-3:30pm
Children ages 5-10 can learn basic tips and tricks on how to stay safe and handle bullies. The class is taught by instructors from the American Defensive Arts Academy and is free.

 

-Women’s Self Defense Class, Keller Public Library
5:00-6:30pm

Ladies, 16 and up can come and learn how to defend themselves. Class is put on by the American Defensive Arts Academy and no registration is required.

 

-Tabletop Gaming Club, Keller Public Library

5:00pm

For ages 13 and up, come and play board and card games from Werewolf to Pandemic and more! Event is free and no registration is required.

 

Friday, August 4

-Homeschool Round Table, Keller Public Library

2:30-3:30pm
Homeschooling families are invited to meet every first Friday of the month to learn about what different resources the library has to offer. Children and teenagers are welcome to attend and no registration is required.

 

Saturday, August 5

-Keller Farmers Market, Bear Creek Parkway in front of Town Hall

8:00am-12:00pm

Every Saturday from May-October, local farmers, artisans, and bakers gather to sell fresh produce, homemade tamales, salsa, jams, breads, cheeses, meats, and even crafts and pet products. Come stroll the vendors while listening to live music. The market is open rain or shine and parking is available at Tom Thumb and at the Town Square on the opposite side of the shops.

 

-Keller Writers’ Association, Library Meeting Room,

12:15pm-2:15pm

Aspiring writers can come and learn how to improve writing techniques, have their stories critiqued, and talk with other writers for inspiration. The KWA meets the first Saturday each month and is a group designed to promote creativity.

 

Sunday, August 6

-Tail Waggin’ Tutors, Keller Public Library
3:00-4:30pm

Come and read to the therapy dogs! Every first Sunday of the month, children ages 5 and up can come and read aloud to one of the therapy dogs. Sign up required at the front desk on the day of the event.

 

Monday, August 7

-Library Board Meeting, Keller Public Library

7:00-8:00pm

Board meeting held the first Monday of every month in the conference room.

 

Tuesday, August 8

-Books and Babies Storytime, Keller Public Library

10:30-11:30am

Bring your youngest readers and enjoy songs, rhymes, and books! Ages 0-18 months. Event is free.

 

-Battle Sabers, Keller Public Library

4:30pm-6:00pm

Tweens and teens are invited to come and learn the basic moves and spins with padded sabers from everyone’s favorite sci-fi movies. Attendees are welcome to come dressed as a character.

 

-Outsmart the Scammers, Keller Public Library

6:30pm-7:30pm

Scams are everywhere but there are ways to spot red flags and prevent fraudulent encounters. Come learn the steps to protect yourself and your loved ones.

 

-The Local Social and Paint, The Local Watering Hole, 1632 Keller Pkwy #100

6:30pm-9:00pm

Come enjoy food, drinks, and friends as you are guided step by step to paint “Island Paradise”. No supplies or experience needed and tickets must be purchased in advance here.

 

Wednesday, August 9

-Apprentices of Fiction, Keller Public Library

5:00pm-6:00pm

If you love to read, the book club just for teens meets every 2nd Wednesday. The book they will be discussing for August is The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness.

 

-Public Arts Board Meeting, Town Hall

5:30pm

Meeting to be held in the Pre-council Chamber at Keller Town Hall.

 

 

-Well Read Book Club, Keller Public Library

6:30-7:30pm

Discussing books from all genres, adults can come every second Wednesday. August’s discussion will be about The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel.

 

Thursday, August 10

-Yoga Storytime, Keller Public Library

10:30am & 11:00am

Bring a mat or towel and be ready to move! Stories told with body movement. All ages welcome.

 

-An Evening with the Artists Reception, Keller Town Hall

7:00-9:00pm

Current exhibit is the Texas Sculpture Association

 

Friday, August 11

-Lil’ Builders, Keller Public Library

3:30-4:30pm

Calling all growing engineers and LEGO lovers! Come build together with the library’s LEGOs. Event for ages 5 and up, no registration required.

 

Saturday, August 12

-Keller Farmers Market, Bear Creek Parkway in front of Town Hall

8:00am-12:00pm

Every Saturday from May-October, local farmers, artisans, and bakers gather to sell fresh produce, homemade tamales, salsa, jams, breads, cheeses, meats, and even crafts and pet products. Come stroll the vendors while listening to live music. The market is open rain or shine and parking is available at Tom Thumb and at the Town Square on the opposite side of the shops.

 

Monday, August 14

-Spanish Storytime, Keller Public Library, 640 Johnson Rd.

11:30am-12:00pm

Wanting to immerse your children into another language? Come over to the public library and hear stories told in Spanish for children 18 months to 5 years of age. There will be stories, songs, crafts, and activities to enjoy. Event is free.

 

Tuesday, August 15

-ESL Class, Keller Public Library
10:00am-12:00pm

Various levels and languages welcome and the class is free. To register call 817-743-4840 or email library@cityofkeller.com

 

-Books and Babies Storytime, Keller Public Library

10:30-11:30am

Bring your youngest readers and enjoy songs, rhymes, and books! Ages 0-18 months. Event is free.

 

-Teen Advisory Board, Keller Public Library

4:30pm-6:00pm

The TAB is for tweens and teens who desire to be more active in their community. TAB meets on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss upcoming events and teens can earn up to 1.5 volunteer hours per meeting.

 

Wednesday, August 16

-All Ages Storytime, Keller Public Library

10:30-11:30am

Listen to stories, sing songs, play and learn with crafts. Free event for all ages.

 

-Tabletop Gaming Club, Keller Public Library

5:00pm

For ages 13 and up, come and play board and card games from Werewolf to Pandemic and more! Event is free and no registration is required.

 

Thursday, August 17

-Yoga Storytime, Keller Public Library

10:30am & 11:00am

Bring a mat or towel and be ready to move! Stories told with body movement. All ages welcome.

 

-U.S. Citizenship Prep Class, Keller Public Library

4:00pm-5:30pm

An informational meeting on how to become a citizen and free help from the library. To register please call 817-743-4840 or email library@cityofkeller.com.

 

-Librewery Trivia, Shannon Brewing Company, 818 N Main St.

6:30pm-8:00pm

Come decked out in your favorite retro wear for 80s trivia! Adults 21 and up can play in teams of 1-6 and could possibly win an Amazon gift card. Seating is limited so get there early.

 

Friday, August 18

-Snap Circuits, Keller Public Library

3:30-4:30pm

Join us in self-guided play and learning with the library’s own Snap Circuits kits. For ages 8-12, no registration required.

 

Saturday, August 19

-Keller Farmers Market, Bear Creek Parkway in front of Town Hall

8:00am-12:00pm

Every Saturday from May-October, local farmers, artisans, and bakers gather to sell fresh produce, homemade tamales, salsa, jams, breads, cheeses, meats, and even crafts and pet products. Come stroll the vendors while listening to live music. The market is open rain or shine and parking is available at Tom Thumb and at the Town Square on the opposite side of the shops.

 

-Keller Folk Music Society, Library Meeting Room, Keller Public Library

1:15pm

Meet other local musicians (and/or music appreciators) who play acoustic instruments (or just want to listen) to share songs and tunes in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Families with kids and non-professional players are welcome. Experience the synergy of having numerous musicians sharing their songs, stories and talents all together.

Group normally meets at 1pm on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Event is free.

 

Tuesday, August 22

-The Great Exchange, Keller Public Library

4:30pm-6:00pm

Tweens and teens are welcome to bring clothes, accessories, and books to swap out. For every item brought, they can trade in for a different one. Snacks are provided and any items left will be donated to the Community Storehouse.